Filing for Board of Education Open Dec 12 – Jan 16

PUBLIC NOTICE FILING FOR BOARD OF EDUCATION Filing for two seats on the Affton School District Board of Education opens on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 and closes on January 16, 2018. The three-year term of Douglas Beck and one-year term of Michelle Burford will expire.  The two available seats are for three-year terms. Interested candidates… Read more »

Adopt An Affton Student

The Affton Family Fund’s annual Holiday Wish List is available online now! As the holidays approach, the social workers and counselors have received the following requests to help families in our district have a happy holiday. If you are looking for a way to give back, please consider adopting an individual student or donating an individual… Read more »

Board Names Dr. Travis Bracht as Affton’s Next Superintendent

The next superintendent of the Affton School District will be Dr. Travis Bracht, announced Board President Tom Bellavia at the Nov. 14 meeting. Bracht, who has been serving as Affton’s assistant superintendent since 2012, will take the helm as superintendent on July 1, 2018, thanks to a unanimous vote of the Affton Board of Education…. Read more »

AEF Awards Over $23,800 to Affton Teachers

Affton teachers were surprised last week in their classrooms when members of the Affton Education Foundation awarded their annual Teacher Grants. The Affton Education Foundation, founded in 2005, raises funds designated for teacher grants to support extraordinary efforts in the classroom. Over 20 grants are provided each year by the Foundation to Affton teachers. These… Read more »

Marilyn Allen Receives PLTW Award

Marilyn Allen, Career & Technical Education Coordinator, was named the state’s Outstanding Administrator by the Missouri Project Lead the Way (PLTW) program at their state conference on Nov. 6. She was recognized for her dedication and service in promoting Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education. Project Lead the Way (PLTW) is the leading provider of… Read more »

AHS Seniors Named Wendy’s High School Heisman Winners

There are some students who set the bar. They work harder, show more passion and lead by example—in the classroom, on the field and within the community. Today, Wendy’s High School Heisman recognizes Isaiah Minner and Jessica Pierre, seniors from Affton High School, and their dedication to never cutting corners by naming them School Winners…. Read more »

Mesnier Ice Cream Cone: 25th Anniversary

On Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, we celebrated the 25th anniversary of one of St. Louis’ iconic images – the larger-than-life ice cream cone at Mesnier Primary School!  Featured in countless news stories, selfies and pop art images, the giant ice cream cone was dedicated at Mesnier Primary on Oct. 14, 1993, after being salvaged from the… Read more »

Trauma-Informed Schools Initiative

The Trauma-Informed Schools Initiative is being implemented in schools throughout Missouri. This initiative is a new approach to understanding and working with symptoms of chronic interpersonal trauma and traumatic stress across the lifespan. Affton teachers, counselors and principals are focusing on trauma-informed approaches to support all students in the classroom. Please follow the link below… Read more »

2017 Tax Rate Set; Includes $0.35 Rollback

On Tues., Sept. 26, the Affton Board of Education unanimously approved the 2017 blended tax rate of $5.4788. This includes a voluntary tax rollback of 35-cents. “Due to an unexpected increase in assessed valuation of properties in our community, Affton School District is opting to forego funds that would be made possible by Proposition I,… Read more »

District Wellness Committee – Open to the Public

District Wellness Committee Meeting – Open to the Public Affton School District Central Office 8701 Mackenzie Road, 63123 Thursday, September 28th 3:45 to 4:30 p.m. Agenda items include concussion information, policy updates, building updates and an open comment session.

RMS Heroes Honored

It was an exciting afternoon at Rogers Middle School! Today, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, has been named Rogers Middle School Heroes Day in St. Louis County and Alex Fisher, Emilio Stewart, and Vernon Brown Day in the City of St. Louis. Last Monday, Sept. 11, was a different story. On their way home from school, Alex… Read more »